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    Back in Stock

    Dave Martell's Core Set of Sharpening Stones
    These are the three stones that I grab when sharpening standard (non-wide double beveled) Japanese knives. I have not found a better set (at any price) for this task. They work great together for providing a perfect crisp bevel, I wouldn't be without them.







    Bester 1200x Sharpening Stone
    This is likely the best 1k(ish) stone available. It's a must have as far as I'm concerned.

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    Hey Dave, not to distract from the original topic, but what do you use for wide double bevel sharpening?

    As for this core set, I got mine over a year ago and still swear by them. In fact I'm quite tempted to get another set to keep at home!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc4pt0 View Post
    Hey Dave, not to distract from the original topic, but what do you use for wide double bevel sharpening?

    As for this core set, I got mine over a year ago and still swear by them. In fact I'm quite tempted to get another set to keep at home!

    Gesshin 400x (from JKI)

    King 800x

    Bester 1200x (for the core steel & flattening back side on single bevels)

    Synthetic Aoto

    JNS Red Aoto

    Natural Stones (obtained from JNS) - I forget the names...how embarrassing....help Maksim!

    Kitayama 8k

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    Thanks for the update Dave, just ordered. Gary

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guss2 View Post
    Thanks for the update Dave, just ordered. Gary

    Thanks for your order Gary!

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